9006 – Virtually Speaking: Delivering Excellence in a Virtual WorldDownload Course Outline
Title: Virtually Speaking: Delivering Excellence in a Virtual World 9006; 2 days, Instructor-led
Description: Effective delivery of targeted and engaging presentations is both a skill and an art. Effective delivery of a targeted and engaging presentation when part or all of an audience is not in the room with the speaker requires more science and more art! The Virtually Speaking workshop provides insight into leveraging the science and art of remote presentations to minimize the challenges presented by new technologies and ways of connecting with one another. With a focus on maintaining excellence and impact as a presenter, this workshop includes strategies for planning, rehearsing, and delivering outstanding and impactful presentations no matter where the audience is or how the audience is connected.
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Audience & Prerequisites: This workshop is for anyone – trainers, team leaders/members, meeting organizers, speakers, podcasters, webinar hosts, and presenters – who need to present to geo-diverse audiences. Seasoned professionals and novice presenters will all benefit from this workshop.
Course Outline Details: Module 1: Getting Started • Welcome and Introductions Module 2: Remote Presentation “Theory” • Variations on a theme – the basics • Objectives and strategies for design and delivery • Building relationships without a handshake • Leveraging presentation skills at a distance • Developing the Master Plan Module 3: Mastering the Technology • Common challenges of the remote connection • Testing and rehearsing are not optional • Avoiding technology distractions • Expect the unexpected Module 4: Communication Basics Considerations • Sights and sounds • Organization and structure • The purpose and use of visuals • Captivating content, compelling stories • How the technology impacts what is seen and heard Module 5: Keeping Everyone in the Loop • Engaging unseen participants • What to show, what to say • Overcoming overt and covert distractions • The art of recapturing attention • Pace and timing potholes to avoid Module 6: Practical Considerations • The Jet Lag Hypothesis • Knowing the audience • Stack the deck in your favor Module 7: Balance Required • Action vs. boredom • Managing multiple locations • Keeping promises • Follow-up is your friend! Module 8: In Summary • Sticking to the plan • Understanding the non-negotiables • Providing value at a distance
Brand: Professional Development